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Dr. Bachar Al-Alami
35 years experience in ADHD and Autism
Yes: Improves constipation
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes but why: There is no danger associated with eating fruit or taking a fruit supplement. Why take it though? There is no scientific evidence that this would be h ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
45 years experience in Internal Medicine
Etoh and papaya: Hello Od 433, as a general rule, you would be well advised NOT to mix alcohol with any medicine taken by mouth, so I would not mix them. But I am not ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
48 years experience in Addiction Medicine
No idea: there is nothing that I can find in the literature that suggests any benefit, or any harm from using papaya enzyme after drinking wine. There is, in ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mohammad Shahzad
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Digestive enzymes : are good especially if you lack your own digestive enzymes and there is no long term harm.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: Heads up -- "pop" remedies are often not what they're supposed to be, and some "holistic chinese herbal remedies" are nasty actually liver poisons. If ... Read More
A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
12 years experience in Internal Medicine
It depends: It depends on the reason for elevation.For example if its caused by alcoholism then simply avoiding alcohol is good. If its caused by "fatty liver dis ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Nay: No, it won't.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
No: I wish they were all this easy to answer, Matthew. You don't even absorb this.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Probably not: Amylase and amyloglucosidase (a type of amylase) break starches into sugars. Fructose itself is already a sugar. So, these two enzymes should not affe ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Trypsin: Protease is a general term of any enzyme that breaks down proteins and includes, trypsin, and chymotrypsin.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
TUDCA: Tauroursodeoxycholic acid is an ambiphilic bile acid, the taurine conjugate of ursodeoxycholic acid . Humans have trace amounts of tudca. Bears contai ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Whoa: If you have an elevated sgpt, you need to discover the cause. I'm going to assume it's not just heavy exercise. You'll get a decent workup for hepatit ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
If fermented!: Alcohol intake is a common cause of liver cell injury resulting in elevated sgpt. Apple juice does not damage liver cells, unless it is fermented firs ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hermilando Payen
55 years experience in Pathology
Follow-Up Tests: Elevated alt could mean early hepatitis due to alcohol, drug or virus. You need a follow-up test with more history to pinpoint the specific cause for ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
No: The common causes of elevated SGPT are alcohol intake, hepatitis, medication side effects and obesity. Lemon juice is not a treatment for any of these ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Stegman
26 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Probably not: There is no good scientific rationale nor any reliable evidence that taking pancreatic enzymes helps to fight cancer. The exception is patients with ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sarosh Batlivala
15 years experience in Pediatric Cardiology
Not Likely: Some people claim anecdotal evidence that lemon juice can help with fatty liver. But I am not aware of any established medical or other scientific ev ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
35 years experience in General Practice
See below: proteases- digest protein amylase- digest starch lipase digest fat there are varieties in this them, but those are the basics.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Papaya has a high: Fiber content -so it can cause gas in some.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Metildi
44 years experience in General Surgery
They may: It is not unusual for patients to have slight elevations in their liver enzymes with gall stones. This is probably caused by sub clinical inflammation ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Ascertain cause: It depends on why your ALT is high. Common causes are use of alcohol, hepatitis, some medications, heart failure and some metabolic disorders. If you ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Don't spend too much: I'm sorry i can't offer you more. A concoction of milk thistle (which has failed most scientific testing for liver disease) and artichoke leaves and o ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Don't mess w/ liver: There are 2 kinds of liver enzyme abnormalities--that signal disease of the liver cells or of the bile ducts.Abnormal liver tests may reflect fatty li ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Many things: Alcohol, viral hepatitis, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, cmv, ebv, leptosprosis, biliary obstruction, right sided heart failure, wilson disease, some ... Read More
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